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A woman walks through Camp Roj. Photograph: Delil Souleiman/AFP via Getty

In a surprise move, the Netherlands has repatriated four of its nationals – a “jihadi bride” and two of her children along with a 12-year-old girl – w(...)

A kite-flier on the beach at La Baule, France, on Easter Monday, two days after the start of the country’s third lockdown. Photograph: Loic Venance/AFP

The European Union will vaccinate most of its population by the summer, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said on Thursday. “We will get there an(...)

Caretaker PM Mark Rutte faces a no-confidence motion. File photograph: Bart Maat/EPA

Dutch opposition parties presented a no-confidence motion in caretaker prime minister Mark Rutte on Thursday and accused him of lying in public about (...)

Thierry Baudet of  Forum voor Democratie (Forum for Democracy) during provincial elections night in Zeist, the Netherlands. Photograph: Bart Maat/EPA

An upstart populist party shocked the Dutch political establishment by winning the most votes in provincial elections after a preliminary count in the(...)

It was what prime minister Mark Rutte called an “evening in which the Netherlands, after Brexit, after the American elections, said ‘stop’ to the wron(...)

Jesse Klaver of GroenLinks party during election night in Amsterdam. Photograph: Robin Van Lonkhuijsen/EPA

It is far too early to say whether Jesse Klaver’s GreenLeft will be a party of government for the first time in its history. But for the youngest ever(...)

 Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte during election night in The Hague, The Netherlands, 15 March 2017. Rutte’s center-right VVD party has won the most seats in the parliamentary elections . EPA/JERRY LAMPEN

Mark Rutte, the centre-right Dutch prime minister, described Wednesday’s parliamentary elections as continental Europe’s first test in 2017 of the ant(...)

 Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte whose  governing centre-right VVD party easily beat the anti-immigration party of Geert Wilders in an election. Photograph: EPA

Dutch centre-right prime minister Mark Rutte scored a resounding victory over anti-Islam and anti-EU Geert Wilders in an election on Wednesday, offeri(...)

Voters fill in their ballots at a voting station at The Hague on Wednesday as polls open across The Netherlands. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Polling booths have opened across the Netherlands in parliamentary elections. The election is being closely watched as a possible indicator of the st(...)

 German minister for foreign affairs Sigmar Gabriel  and Austrian chancellor Christian Kern  deliver a press statement after a meeting in Vienna. Photograph: Herbert Neubauer/AFP/Getty Images

Austrian chancellor Christian Kern on Sunday called for a European Union-wide ban on campaign appearances by Turkish politicians to avoid having indiv(...)

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